In today’s fast-moving and uncertain environment, old models of leadership are not as effective. This book will show you how to energize others to deliver desired impacts.
If you are struggling with how to get started on your leadership journey or stuck on the road, this book is your road map and blueprint to put into action new leadership thinking. It introduces a practical framework and tools based on energizing others through your leadership to drive change and have a sustainable impact.
This book is based on becoming an energizing, impactful leader and influencing others through collaboration rather than authoritarian leadership. Energizing, impactful leaders succeed by developing a clear, compelling strategic vision and motivating others to follow that vision and deliver the desired strategic outcome. The author draws upon his vast experience in the corporate world and coaching practice. Following a career of over thirty years working for some of the top global pharmaceutical companies, he embarked on a journey to help leaders through coaching and teaching.
If you have an interest in rewiring your leadership capabilities so that you can be an energizing, impactful leader who delivers desired outcomes, this book will show you how to succeed.
“The author has mined his vast experience in the pharmaceutical industry and leadership coaching to make the case that an energizing and impactful leader must ‘create and manage energy to drive change,’ and he does so in an engaging and applicable format. He captures the humanity that is part of leadership, with examples that ring true to anyone working in a cross-functional business environment. Each chapter provides a narrative of effective leadership, followed by insightful and provocative questions that offer the reader a framework for enhancing his or her leadership experience and influence. Energize to Impact is both an enjoyable read and a useful guidebook.”
Lefa E. Alksne, Director, Research Program Management – Operations, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
“Energize to Impact is helpful, organized, and motivating to guarantee any reader or individual looking to understand their purpose as an impactful leader. The values and insight Charles provides in this book will raise your effectiveness, improve your performance, and help you create transformative and energetic teams to drive success, no matter the position, level, or industry. He tells how a leader can create a positive environment in which to thrive, with the inclusion of diverse experiences and ideas to engage, motivate, and deliver on the company’s strategic purpose and vision. As an aspiring, impactful leader myself, this inspires me to create this positive environment within my company and for my colleagues in order to drive success and reach goals. A truly special book that will energize you on how to impact for sustainable and successful leadership.”
Lauren T. Dam, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, Georgetown University Medical Center
“People often talk about sustainable success and impactful leadership. But what does it mean? Charles Dormer has written an insightful and accessible guide for leaders who really want to deliver high-energy leadership that results in long-lasting benefits. Through a mix of case studies and open debate, the reader experiences the levers to understanding how impactful leadership can be achieved and maintained. Zhang’s story, a story of immense courage, can be seen as the bedrock of a framework that enables the reader to truly understand what leadership impact is all about. A must read.”
Gordon Vater, Business Development Director Gallagher Bassett International
“Energize to Impact: Reframe Leadership for Sustainable Success is a prompt for new leadership thinking.
COVID-19 catapulted the business world into one that demands innovation and creativity. Energize to Impact: Reframe Leadership for Sustainable Success provides the framework for effective leadership. That more can be garnered through collaboration rather than an authoritarian posture. It is a blueprint for leadership at every level in the organization. The action plans at the end of each chapter serve not only as a great review of the concepts in the chapters but a prompt for new thinking for any energized leader. The action plans are a great addition to the book.”
Kay W. Palmer, Founder, The 42 Group, LLC
“The path to effective and impactful leadership is a tortuous one. However, Energize to Impact: Reframe Leadership for Sustainable Success, clearly builds a path towards this goal, paving it with pertinent and detailed action plans without ever falling into the trap of excessive detail and never losing the reader along the way. The book’s pertinence and didactic quality illustrate Mr. Dormer’s expertise and passion for helping leaders become more successful. It speaks to all leaders at any rung of the ladder.
With each talking point being pertinent, everyone will find something valuable and worthwhile to take away.
If you are looking for a detailed road map to effective leadership, I highly recommend this one.”
Chrys Esseau-Thomas, Project Analyst at International Monetary Fund
A thorough and insightful book for any leaders or aspiring leaders. This book is full of practical tools and guidance with innovative and current concepts. Charles clearly portrays his years of valuable experience to curate an interesting and valuable read. I would highly recommend.
Charlotte Vater, Small business owner and Freelance Project Manager
“A compelling read for everyone from student to seasoned executive. In Energize to Impact: Reframe Leadership for Sustainable Success, the author describes the relationship between authority, empathy, energy, positivity, authenticity, and how only those leaders who get the balance right deliver sustainable results. Charles’ authentic storytelling demonstrates what impactful leadership looks like and the success it brings for leaders, their employees, their partners, and their organizations. This book provides a clear review of leadership theory, principles, concepts, and terms, with real-life examples and practical exercises that allow for direct application and action planning. The reader can use the book for self-guided leadership development or with peers or employees in a group setting as a means to develop leadership skills more broadly.“
Patricia Dormer, M of Social Work Student at Temple University
“Energize to Impact helped me realize the importance of understanding both my purpose and vision to develop worthy goals so that they may be pursued with an absolute focus. Once I realized what my purpose and vision was, this book further allowed me to understand where I currently was vs. where I wanted to be, enabling me to analyze the gap in between so that I can accurately develop the necessary strategy that is best fit to take me along the journey of pursuing my overall goals to ultimately achieve my purpose in life.”
Christopher Steven Carlson, M.S. in Biotechnology Program, Georgetown University Medical Center
“Charles told me about energy in business back in 2016. You need it, your team needs it, and any successful business needs it. The good news is that you don't have to wait until the end of the book. You will be energized with the flip of the first page!”
Soheil Chavoshi, Executive Director, Scientific Communications and Medical Information, ACADIA